Fri, Nov 25, 2005 - Page 4 News List

More bird flu cases appear around Asia

NEW INCIDENTS Vietnam reported a new case, and China a second death as Indonesia said hundreds of birds in Aceh province had died from the H5N1 strain

AGENCIES , BEIJING, ROME AND BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA

In other news, hundreds of chickens in Indonesia's tsunami-ravaged Aceh province have died of bird flu, the country's agriculture ministry said yesterday.

Chickens have been infected with the H5N1 strain in at least three districts of the province, said Sjamsul Bahri, the Agriculture Ministry's director of animal health.

"Hundreds of chickens have died," he said.

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